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Expert opinions: the September 5 Facebook-Twitter-Google hearing

Sep 04, 2018 - 2:35 PM

'The Democrats are upset about the spread of misinformation in the 2016 election, and the Republicans over the perception of bias,' says Roslyn Layton, a scholar specializing in telecom and internet issues

SANDBERG. The chief operating officer of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, will join top representatives from Twitter and possibly, Google, in another high-profile congressional grilling on September 5. Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for MAKERS/AFP


Flying car startup backed by Google founder offers test flights

Jun 07, 2018 - 9:04 PM

Kitty Hawk, funded by Google co-founder Larry Page, unveils a 'Flyer' model it describes as 'an exciting first step to sharing the freedom of flight'

This undated and unlocated handout image released on June 6, 2018 by Kitty Hawk shows the Kitty Hawk "Flyer". A flying car project backed by Google co-founder Larry Page was closer to take-off on June 6, with a model for test flights by aspiring buyers. Kitty Hawk, funded by Page, unveiled a "Flyer" model it described as "an exciting first step to sharing the freedom of flight." Photo from Kitty Hawk Corporation/AFP/Handout

Trump sits down with tech execs, including critics

Dec 15, 2016 - 7:33 AM

UPDATED The afternoon summit at Trump Tower in New York gathered some of the wealthiest and brightest brains in the tech industry around the same table as the incoming billionaire Republican president

Tech CEO's meets with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower December 14, 2016 in New York. Timothy A. Clary/AFP

PH election surveys, Pacquiao’s retirement, Kobe Bryant | 6PM wRap

Feb 15, 2016 - 8:19 PM

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Google shares leap as quarterly profit beats street

Oct 23, 2015 - 5:05 AM

Newly formed parent company Alphabet reports Google profit in the recently ended quarter jumped 45 to 3 98 billion on revenue that was up 13 to 18 67 billion

ALPHABET. The term 'Alphabet' is seen on a screen displaying Google's web search engine, in Schwerin, Germany, 11 August 2015. File Photo by Jens Buettner/EPA

Google parent Alphabet codifies doing the right thing

Oct 06, 2015 - 10:54 AM

From the Alphabet code of conduct: Employees of Alphabet and its subsidiaries and controlled affiliates should do the right thing – follow the law act honorably and treat each other with respect

DO THE RIGHT THING. The term 'Alphabet' is seen on a screen displaying Google's web search engine, in Schwerin, Germany, 11 August 2015. File Photo by Jens Buettner/EPA

Google morphs into Alphabet as new plan takes shape

Oct 03, 2015 - 1:56 PM

Alphabet will be the corporate parent overseeing the Google unit for search and a handful of other operating firms created for projects in health Internet delivery investment and research

ALPHABET. Larry Page, Google co-founder and CEO speaks during the opening keynote at the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Samsung S6 Edge+ and Note 5, Obama's Spotify playlists, lunar memorials | SciTech4u

Aug 21, 2015 - 4:24 PM

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Aug 11, 2015 - 12:02 PM

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Sundar Pichai: Google's little-known new chief

Aug 11, 2015 - 11:30 AM

US media described him as soft spoken little known and a long time right hand man to mentor Larry Page

GOOGLE'S NO. 1. In this file photo, Google's Sundar Pichai, speaks during a conference at the GSM Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 at the Fira Gran Via exhibition center in Barcelona, northeastern Spain, March 2, 2015. Toni Albir/EPA

'G is for Google': Tech giant reorganizes under 'Alphabet' umbrella

Aug 11, 2015 - 8:09 AM

Alphabet will be the new holding company for the tech giant s newer ventures such as the research arm X Lab investment unit Google Ventures and health and science operations

Google co-founder Larry Page's note on the Alphabet website. Screenshot from Alphabet

Google's Page says US online spying threatens democracy

Mar 20, 2014 - 11:11 AM

Google s Larry Page condemns US government snooping on the Internet calling it a threat to democracy

LARRY PAGE.  Larry Page, chief executive officer and co-founder of Google listens to questions from the audience during the keynote at the Google I/O developers conference at Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, California, on May 15, 2013. Photo by John Mabanglo/EPA

Google share surge boosted by hot earnings

Jan 31, 2014 - 8:33 AM

Google reported that profit in the closing quarter of last year climbed to 3 38 billion on rising ad revenue from around the world

ON THE UP. Google reported a 17% rise in fourth quarter earnings with profits of $3.38 billion, or $9.90 a share compared to $2.9 billion, or $8.62 per share one year ago. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Google sheds Motorola in $2.91-B deal with Lenovo

Jan 30, 2014 - 6:50 AM

While Google takes a loss on the sale Google will maintain the majority of Motorola s 17 000 patents

TO LENOVO WE GO.  The logo of Motorola Mobility is pictured on December 26, 2012 at a plant in Toulouse, south western France. Remy Gabalda/AFP

Google shares soar past $1,000 on strong earnings

Oct 18, 2013 - 10:39 PM

Google shares rise more than 13 to pass the 1 000 mark on October 18

RISING STOCK. Google's quarterly profit jumped to US$2.97 billion on rising revenue, causing its stock to climb in after-market trades.

US tech sector rides on rich list

Mar 04, 2013 - 11:47 PM

America s technology sector remained a driving force for the world s billionaires

Google reports sharp drop in profits

Oct 19, 2012 - 6:25 AM

Google reports a sharp drop in third quarter profits

Google profits soar to $2.8-B

Jul 20, 2012 - 8:17 AM

Google reports a surge in quarterly profit beating Wall Street expectations

Google chief defends Android in court

Apr 19, 2012 - 6:49 AM

Google co founder Larry Page insists that the Internet giant did nothing wrong when it built the Android platform

Google chief betting big on social and mobile

Apr 06, 2012 - 11:57 AM

Google co founder: We have always believed that it s possible to make money without being evil